Nanny


  • Photo by Carlos Ayento; taken at Brighton Park Iris

  • Photo by Carlos Ayento; taken at Brighton Park Iris

  • Photo by Carlos Ayento; taken at Brighton Park Iris

ORIGINATOR: Schreiner

INTRODUCED: 1976

CLASS: Standard Dwarf Bearded

HEIGHT: 11"

BLOOM SEASON: Early

DESCRIPTION: S. light rose-lilac; F. deeper with center half having a heart-shaped deeper rosy-lilac satin finished spot; yellow beard.

PARENTAGE: Pumila X TB

AWARDS: High Commendation 1975, Honorable Mention 1979

PBF: Unknown

INTERESTING INFO:
From the 1976 Schreiner's Iris Lover's Catalog: This startling little rascal is unusual. The entire flower is a shade of deep rose, warmer in hue than others and crinkled. It has a striking blue beard acting like a signal light on the pronounced flaring falls. NANNY'S flowers resemble closely the perfection and flaring form of its larger couns, the tall bearded. A most effective, telling color.

Webmaster Note: The official description of the beards is most likely incorrect. The beards are blue-based tipped golden. These photos are from rhizomes directly from Schreiner's before they discontinued it in 2004.